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Dolly Parton to appear on “Orthophonic Joy: The 1927 Bristol Sessions Revisited”

Dolly Parton to appear on “Orthophonic Joy: The 1927 Bristol Sessions Revisited”

Entertainment, Local News, State News May 11, 2015 at 3:26 pm 0 comments

By Cindy Dupree The Birthplace of Country Music is pleased to announce that the “Orthophonic Joy: The 1927 Bristol Sessions Revisited” album will be released on Tuesday, May 12, 2015. Celebrating the impact that the 1927 Bristol Sessions had on the country music industry, “Orthophonic Joy: The 1927 Bristol SessionsRead More

Oak Ridge Boys to perform at Country Tonite

Oak Ridge Boys to perform at Country Tonite

Entertainment, Local News May 11, 2015 at 3:07 pm 0 comments

By Michael Williams The Oak Ridge Boys will perform in Pigeon Forge at Country Tonite on May 23. The Oaks are celebrating a big year in 2015. The band has released a new gospel CD titled, “Rock of Ages,” a compilation of gospel classics. In October, they will be inductedRead More

Mickey Gilley receives high honors with ACM Triple Crown Award

Mickey Gilley receives high honors with ACM Triple Crown Award

Entertainment, Local News April 29, 2015 at 1:27 am 0 comments

By Kirt Webster The legendary Mickey Gilley, who has appeared in Pigeon Forge on numerous occasions and will be performing at the Country Tonite Theatre on September, 25, is celebrating a new milestone as the recipient of the 2015 ACM Triple Crown Award.  It’s the Academy’s recognition of artists whoRead More

George Jones museum opens

George Jones museum opens

Entertainment, News, State News April 28, 2015 at 2:54 pm 0 comments

Country music’s finest turn out for gala opening By Kirt Webster Some of the biggest stars in country music turned out for a red carpet event to commemorate the grand opening of the George Jones Museum, celebrating the life and work of one of the icons of country music. MoreRead More

Multi-talented Ronnie McDowell sings five year deal with Disney Fine Art

Multi-talented Ronnie McDowell sings five year deal with Disney Fine Art

Arts & Culture, Entertainment, News April 23, 2015 at 10:46 pm 0 comments

Original paintings available soon worldwide By Kirt Webster Country music sensation Ronnie McDowell is a true artist in every sense of the word. He’s known coast to coast for his chart-topping radio hits and showmanship from his sold-out performances and now he is being recognized for his original art work.Read More

Kenny Rogers to embark on Farewell South Africa Tour in June

Kenny Rogers to embark on Farewell South Africa Tour in June

Entertainment, News April 18, 2015 at 2:49 pm 0 comments

By Kirt Webster Grammy Award-winning country superstar and music icon Kenny Rogers will be returning to South Africa for the final time, performing his Farewell South Africa Tour in Johannesburg on June 15, 2015 and June 16, 2015 at the Big Top Arena, Carnival City and in Cape Town onRead More

Southern style

Southern style

Entertainment, Southern Style April 9, 2015 at 11:14 pm 0 comments

By Randall Franks The announcements came recently for this year’s additions to the Country Music Hall of Fame including Jim Ed Brown and the Browns, the Oak Ridge Boys and musician Grady Martin. I was glad to see all these performers receive this honor. “This is all very overwhelming notRead More

Don Williams announces 2015 tour

Don Williams announces 2015 tour

Entertainment, Local News March 31, 2015 at 4:40 pm 0 comments

Will appear at Country Tonite Theater on Oct. 16 & 17   By Kirt Webster   With his easy-going style and laid back nature, Don Williams has become one of Country Music’s most-beloved performers both in the United States, as well as abroad. Williams announces the Spring and Fall legsRead More

Southern Style: Country Talents on Tour: Gilley and Fortune

Southern Style: Country Talents on Tour: Gilley and Fortune

Entertainment, Southern Style March 14, 2015 at 12:20 pm 0 comments

By Randall Franks       A illuminating part of my early career was participating in the Country Music Association’s Country Music Fan Fair in Nashville, Tenn. I will never forget the years that Mickey Gilley’s booth was next to Grand Ole Opry stars Jim and Jesse. Jim and Jesse’sRead More

North American Country Music Associations, Int’l lights up Country Tonite Theatre

North American Country Music Associations, Int’l lights up Country Tonite Theatre

Entertainment, Local News March 3, 2015 at 8:06 pm 0 comments

By Jim Callicott Spring has been defined as the time of rejuvenation, renewal, resurrection, an end to the winter season and the birth of new life. New life is quite evident the second week of March in Pigeon Forge as aspiring performers of country music from across the United StatesRead More